|Essays on Paul Bourget - Mark Twain|
LibriVox recording of Essays on Paul Bourget, by Mark Twain. Read by John Greenman. Collection of short essays concerning French novelist and critic Paul Bourget. Included: "What Paul Bourget Thinks of Us" and "A Little Note to M. Paul Bourget". (Summary by John Greenman) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: Humor; essay; Samuel Clemens; Paul Bourget; Librivox; audiobook
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|Mark Twain’s Journal Writings, Volume 1 - Mark Twain|
LibriVox recording of Mark Twain’s Journal Writings, Volume 1 by Mark Twain. Read by John Greenman. This collection of essays by Mark Twain are a good example of not only how prolific he was but also how he became a consummate marketer of his works. Many of his essays appeared alone, in magazines or newspapers, before being printed as chapters of his larger works while others were taken from larger works and reprinted in collections of essays...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio book; humor; essay-short-nonfiction; short-stories
Downloads: 4,462 (1 review)
|Following the Equator: A Journey Around the World - Mark Twain|
LibriVox recording of Following the Equator, by Mark Twain. Read by John Greenman Following the Equator (American English title) or More Tramps Abroad (English title) is a non-fiction travelogue published by American author Mark Twain in 1897. Twain was practically bankrupt in 1894 due to a failed investment into a "revolutionary" typesetting machine. In an attempt to extricate himself from debt of $100,000 (equivalent of about $2 million in 2005) he undertook a tour of the British Empire in 189...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobooks; travel; humor; twain; Cecil Rhodes
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|1601: Conversation as it was by the Social Fireside in the Time of the Tudors - Mark Twain|
LibriVox recording of 1601: Conversation as it was by the Social Fireside in the Time of the Tudors (Version 2), by Mark Twain. Read by John Greenman. Please note: this recording contains strong language. This is a recording of the complete "1601", including extensive analysis of the "historical record" of the short piece's creation and a short bibliography of known editions of the work. The introduction was written by Franklin Meine, editor of the American Peoples Encyclopedia ...
Keywords: flatulence; Queen Elizabeth; fart; wind; Sir Walter Raleigh; Shakespeare; break wind
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|The Stolen White Elephant, version 2 - Mark Twain|
LibriVox recording of The Stolen White Elephant, by Mark Twain. Read by John Greenman. "The Stolen White Elephant" was written by Mark Twain and published in 1882. In it, an Indian elephant, en route from India to Britain as a gift to the Queen, disappears in New Jersey. The local police department goes into high gear to solve the mystery but it all comes to a tragic end. Twain's satirical look at the police and newspaper worlds of the 1880's illustrates some of the more outrageous proclivities ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; mark twain; stolen white elephant
Downloads: 5,667 (2 reviews)